Andy Roddick: What he said, really meant and definitely did not
What he said:
“Cramp in your ass, you can’t sit on it anymore. Makes it tough.”
Andy Roddick expounds on Rafael Nadal’s cramps collapse at his post-match interview.
Yeah, not to put a dampener on the story, which I know you guys think is really big, but people cramp after matches when you’re cold. It’s just something that happens. It’s just unfortunate it happened in front of you all. Every single player in there has had that happen before. Every single one. What we do, we run around, run miles and miles and miles and miles on the tennis court in nasty weather. You throw nerves in there, I mean, it happens. As long as it doesn’t happen during a match, you’re fine.
What he really meant:
“Have you ever seen a guy stand when he’s suffering from cramps?”
What he definitely didn’t:
“Cold weather, nerves and plenty of running. What a cocktail for adrenaline.”